Whether you’re looking for a clump-free waterproof mascara or the perfect lengthening and volumizing products, check out some of the best mascaras available, from the most respected brands in the cosmetic industry.

Discover the top contenders for the title of best mascara 2014 and find out what makes them stand out. From innovative brushes to new formulas, these mascaras are some of the best choices you can make when looking for the perfect way of enhancing your lashes.

Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara

Get the most intense lash look with the Chanel Inimitable Intense, available in 3 shades. With a brush that helps each lash stay separated while making them appear thicker, longer and also providing more curl.

Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara 

Easy to apply and flake-free, this mascara is the right choice for any day or night look, whether you prefer it in black, brown or purple.

L’Oréal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara

L’Oreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara

Promising to build lashes up to 4 times their natural thickness, L’Oréal’s Voluminous Waterproof definitely has a claim to the title of best mascara 2014. Fragrance-free and allergy-tested, this clump-resistant mascara requires a single application to build lashes without any smudges or flakes, and it’s even safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

Christian Dior DiorShow Iconic Overcurl Oversized Curl Extreme Volume Mascara

Dior Show Iconic Overcurl Oversized Curl Extreme Volume Mascara

If you’re looking for the perfect curl in your lashes, you won’t go wrong with the DiorShow Iconic Overcurl. With a special curved brush that helps with precise application, the Christian Dior mascara also can also prevent breakage, thanks to its mix of plant nectar and a special lipid complex.

Lancôme Definicils Pro High Definition Curved Brush Mascara

Lancome Definicils Pro High Definition Curved Brush Mascara

Another curved brush mascara that’s been getting high marks from buyers, Lancôme’s Definicils Pro High Definition is also a strong contender for the top spot as the best mascara 2014. Get a dramatic look with a smooth aplication that results in every lash getting defined for a fuller look.

Bobbi Brown No Smudge Mascara

Bobbi Brown No Smudge Mascara

A long-wearing solution to your mascara needs, the Bobbi Brown No Smudge stays put on your lashes until you use makeup remover to take it off. It’s a great choice thanks to its buildable formula, but it also has another advantage. It can be layered over any other type of mascara for an instant waterproof effect.

CoverGirl LashBlast Fusion Mascara

Cover Girl Lash Blast Fusion Mascara

Available in 4 shades, CoverGirl LashBlast Fusion provides dramatic volumizing and lengthening with a single application. The combination of a big brush for perfect definition and a buildable formula makes it one of the best mascaras of 2014. Whether you stick to one stroke or layer it, the LashBlast Fusion Mascara stays clump free.

Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Lash Boosting Mascara

Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100  Natural Lash Boosting Mascara

If you’re looking for the perfect organic mascara, this hypoallergenic and gluten free formula certainly does the trick. With all natural ingredients and 70% sourced from organic farming, the Physicians Formula mascara delivers volume, thickness and length, without any fragrance or unwanted chemicals.

Maybelline Great Lash Washable Volumizing Mascara

Maybelline Great Lash Washable Volumizing Mascara

Buildable and waterproof, this is definitely one the list of best mascaras 2014. Maybelline’s Great Lash Washable mascara helps you to create a dramatic look without any flakes or clumps. It’s hypoallegenic and contact lens safe, but you will need makeup remover to get it off.

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

If you want to get the perfect look for your bottom lashes, you can’t go wrong with Clinique’s Bottom Lash mascara. Its special brush coats even the tiniest lashes without any flaking, and it can be easily paired with any other mascara for the top lashes.

NARS Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

Nars Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

The last contender for the title of best mascara 2014, the NARS Larger Than Life delivers dramatic lashes in an easy application. This water-resistant formula won’t smudge or flake, and its “honeycomb” brush allows for even distribution without any clumping. Vitamin E and macadamia oil also leave your lashes glossy and nourished.